AT&T slashes refurbished iPhone 4 prices

Do you love pre-loved units of consumer electronics? If the answer is in the affirmative, then you will be pretty happy to know that AT&T has made available refurbished iPhone 4s on a 2-year contract inclusive of new voice and data plans for $50 cheaper – that means a starting price of $79 at the very least, inclusive of free shipping. Of course, you still cannot escape the scourge of […]


White iPhone 4 might be canceled

Here’s an interesting development on the delay of the fabled white iPhone 4 – it seems that additional information pertaining to that story points toward the fact that Apple actually has no plans to roll out a white version of the iPhone 4, where the apparent “delay” might actually mean an iPhone 5 release time-frame of June or July 2011. Of course, some other folks might think otherwise, since a […]


White iPhone 4 with antenna design update?

Remember the white colored iPhone 4 that we looked at last week? Well, it could very well have been an invisible shield casing since the image above sports a black line which could very well be the black antenna bar that has been cut into the metal, moved or included in the middle right above the micro SIM slot to combat the poor reception issues for many people that plagued […]


White iPhone 4 spotted in New York

New York, New York! What a wonder you are, and folks from Pocket-Lint managed to grab a glimpse of a white-colored iPhone 4 which was being used by a mystery man. Having approached the owner on how he managed to get his hands around a delectable white iPhone 4 where no one else has managed to do so, he did mention that Apple’s HQ in Cupertino has plenty of white […]


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China Mobile rolls out microSIM card

China Mobile attempts to entice potential iPhone 4 owners in that part of the world over to their side with the introduction of their very own microSIM card. This ought to be interesting, as not only China Unicom subscribers will be able to make the jump to a different carrier, as well as folks who picked up their iPhones from the grey market. At the moment, the microSIM will be […]


Apple knew about the antenna problem, says Bloomberg

Death Grip = I’m just holding my phone… Update 7/16/2010: Steve Jobs dismissed the Bloomberg story as being “total bullshit” at today’s Apple Press event. “Are you talking about the Bloomberg article? That’s a crock, and we’ve challenged them to show proof that that” (Steve Jobs) In the latest twist ahead of tomorrow’s press conference from Apple’s HQ, Bloomberg claims that the company executives, Steve Jobs among them, knew that […]


iPhone 4 costs $188 to build

According to market research firm iSuppli, the 1.7 million and going strong iPhone 4 costs a wee bit less than $188 to manufacture, with the Retina Display being the most expensive component at $28.50 a pop. Bear in mind that this cost does not factor in additional items including labor, shipping, advertising, software development, or patent licensing. This figure was based on a 16GB iPhone 4, and the use of […]


iPhone 4 display issues to go away with time?

Hmmm, it seems that the iPhone 4 isn’t exactly free from problems, similar to the HTC EVO 4G in some aspects, with problems concerning its screen as well as antenna. As for the former, it seems that the dreaded yellow spot problem will disappear from the iPhone 4’s display after a while, and some smart aleck on the AppleInsider forums seems to have come up with a pretty interesting (and […]


Aliph Jawbone ICON plays nice with new iPhone 4

We just have confirmation that the Jawbone ICON Bluetooth headset from Aliph will support the now available iPhone 4, which means proud owners of the new Apple handset will be able to take advantage of the visual battery meter that is displayed on the iPhone’s status bar, while letting iPhone users enjoy wireless freedom where music, podcasts, driving directions and audio streaming is concerned. Aliph also recently rolled out a […]


iPhone 4 launch plan leaked

Leaks are inevitable in the consumer electronics industry these days, and it seems that companies have staff who are much looser with their lips compared to days of old. The latest leak to make headlines would be the whole Best Buy launch plan for the iPhone 4 – where the two dozen page document outlines various topics such as Big Don’ts, Employee Purchases, SKUs and Pricing, Data Plan Requirements, iPhone […]


Email from Apple cancels iPhone 4 pre-order

There’s something strange, in the neighborhood, who you’re gonna call? Definitely not the Ghostbusters but a lawyer, especially when you receive an email from Apple as follows. Dear Customer, we were unable to complete the authorization process for your iPhone order. As a result, we had to cancel your iPhone order. To complete the purchase of your iPhone, please visit an Apple Retail Store or an AT&T company owned retail […]


iPhone 4 announced

The iPhone 4 has landed, and Steve Jobs claims that it will revolutionize the smartphone world in the same way the iPhone did when it was released three years ago. Offering over 100 new features, he will cover just 8 to whet our appetites. It is a beauty to behold, and we can’t deny that statement considering Apple’s recent track record, with the iPhone 4 sporting glass on the front […]


WWDC 2010 – iOS4, iPhone 4 and more

Bring on the big guns – in this case, the loose cannon known as Steve Jobs who was greeted with applause all round as he takes to the stage, espousing all the phenomenal sales figures of the magical iPad (one sold every 3 seconds) as well as the growth of the app market for the particular platform. More importantly, the iPad will get a built-in PDF viewing enhancement in the […]